|New International Version (© 2011)|
"After an absence of several years, I came to Jerusalem to bring my people gifts for the poor and to present offerings.
King James Bible
Now after many years I came to bring alms to my nation, and offerings.
American Standard Version
Now after some years I came to bring alms to my nation, and offerings:
Young's Literal Translation
'And after many years I came, about to do kind acts to my nation, and offerings,
Acts 24:17 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Now, after many years, etc. - And as a full proof that I act according to the dictates of this Divine and beneficent creed, though I have been many years absent from my own country, and my political relation to it is almost necessarily dissolved, yet, far from coming to disturb the peace of society, or to injure any person, I have brought Alms to my nation, the fruits of my own earning and influence among a foreign people, and Offerings to my God and his temple, proving hereby my attachment to my country, and my reverence for the worship of my country's God.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Acts 11:29,30 Then the disciples, every man according to his ability, determined to send relief to the brothers which dwelled in Judaea...
Acts 20:16 For Paul had determined to sail by Ephesus, because he would not spend the time in Asia: for he hurried, if it were possible for him...
Romans 15:25,26 But now I go to Jerusalem to minister to the saints...
1 Corinthians 16:1,2 Now concerning the collection for the saints, as I have given order to the churches of Galatia, even so do you...
2 Corinthians 8:9 For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor...
Galatians 2:10 Only they would that we should remember the poor; the same which I also was forward to do.
Acts 21:26 Then Paul took the men, and the next day purifying himself with them entered into the temple...
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Acts 11:29 The disciples, as each one was able, decided to provide help for the brothers and sisters living in Judea.
Acts 20:31 So be on your guard! Remember that for three years I never stopped warning each of you night and day with tears.
Acts 24:26 At the same time he was hoping that Paul would offer him a bribe, so he sent for him frequently and talked with him.
Romans 15:25 Now, however, I am on my way to Jerusalem in the service of the Lord's people there.
1 Corinthians 16:1 Now about the collection for the Lord's people: Do what I told the Galatian churches to do.
2 Corinthians 8:1 And now, brothers and sisters, we want you to know about the grace that God has given the Macedonian churches.
2 Corinthians 8:4 they urgently pleaded with us for the privilege of sharing in this service to the Lord's people.